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Education levels attained by Miami-Dade County's Hispanic population have grown exponentially and are pulling ahead of other areas in the nation.
Miami Today
Charter schools, as good as some may be, can wind up undermining traditional public schools.
Florida Times-Union
The search to replace Gerard Robinson and Florida Commissioner of Educationk yielded just 16 resumes after a four-month national search.
Lakeland Ledger
Everglades K-8 Center is among 280 crumbling schools in Miami-Dade County that need new air conditioners, windows and other upgrades
Miami Herald
A starfish to music fans who turn out today for Lely High School's 23rd-annual Trojan Tournament of Bands.
Naples Daily News
Indian River County School Board members to hold public forums on school-related constitutional amendments
Treasure Coast Palm
Three recent Sun Sentinel reports raise renewed concerns about the Broward County School District's transportation department.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Nearly 8,000 children have enrolled in the Jax Kids Book Club since mid-September, and a total of 11,500 new members are expected by year's end.
Florida Times-Union
We believe voters should say "yes" again to this transfer of money to where it is most assuredly needed.
Naples Daily News
Imagine how tough it must be to do math homework cramped up in a car.
Florida Times-Union
Ed Pratt-Dannals, who is leaving as superintendent of the Duval County public schools, is handing off an urban school system on the way up.
Florida Times-Union
The board extended the search after attracting only 16 applicants, none of whom appeared to have the right stuff.
Suncoast News
We need more teachers like these, willing to reach them by any means necessary.
Pensacola News-Journal
Welcome back to the Manatee County school district, Mr. David Gayler.
Bradenton Herald
The Florida Board of Education was prudent last week when it voted to extend its search for a new education commissioner two more months.
Ocala Star-Banner
Manatee County's School Board will soon ask the public to share "suggestions" for finding a superintendent.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
County voters have the opportunity to help revamp plumbing, electrical systems and air conditioning at 260 schools.
Miami Herald

Op Ed

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News-Sun, Sebring

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Bradenton Herald

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Gainesville Sun

The suggestion that Florida's...

Orlando Sentinel

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News Press of Fort Myers

Gov. Rick Scott and his advisers really need to get out more. If...


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Tallahassee Democrat

If anything, the Florida case shows the importance of investing in a comprehensive approach. States should consider research-based strategies such...

Orlando Sentinel

The conditions Bill Maxwell describes facing teachers are very real — so real he can no longer advise students to enter the teaching profession....

Tampa Bay Times

Letter To The Editor

It is amazing to me to have "administrators' " cite an increase in the number of students taking the exam as a possible reason for...

Daytona Beach News-Journal

by Dr. Radut.